Philosophy & Neuroscience @The Gulf VII: Second Call for Abstracts

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DATES: Thursday, October 3 through Saturday, October 5, 2024

LOCATION: Beachfront Hilton Pensacola Beach Hotel, Pensacola Beach, Florida

REGISTRATION: There is no registration fee.

CO-ORGANIZERS & CONTACTS: John Bickle (Mississippi State U. and U. Mississippi Medical Center); Dan Burnston (Tulane U.)

ABSTRACT (maximum 500 words) DUE DATE: July 1, 2024; see below

THEMES: 1) Philosophical issues in systems neuroscience; 2) Methodological issues across the neurosciences; 3) Varia: philosophy of/and neuroscience, or neurophilosophy (broadly construed)

This workshop is open to historians, philosophers, and scientists working at all levels of investigation. We will continue our tradition of bringing junior and senior scholars together in conversation. 

Philosophy & Neuroscience @The Gulf VII will feature our usual events, including submitted talks, and invited philosopher and neuroscientist keynote lectures (see below). This year we introduce panel discussions, and a Thursday evening social event. 

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Megan Peters, University of California, Irvine

Lucas Pinto, Northwestern University

Rob Williams, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center


William Bechtel, University of California, San Diego

Rosa Cao, Stanford University

Adina Roskies, University of California, Santa Barbara 

Abstracts (up to 500 words including references) are due by July 1, 2024.

Please submit your abstract as a Word doc, docx, or pdf to John Bickle at

Participants will be responsible for their own travel and lodging costs; the Hilton Pensacola Beach will offer special conference rates to all participants for Wednesday night, October 2 through Sunday morning, October 6. There continues to be no registration fee.

Philosophy & Neuroscience @The Gulf VII is supported by

The Department of Philosophy and Religion, Mississippi State University.

Agencia Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo (National Research & Development Agency, Chile; ANID-Fondecyt 1210091) and Facultad de Filosofía y Humanidades, Universidad Alberto Hurtado (Alberto Hurtado University, Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities, Santiago, Chile).

Cognitive Studies at Tulane, School of Liberal Arts, Tulane University.

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The Deep South Philosophy & Neuroscience Workgroup is an affiliated group of the American Philosophical Association (APA) and the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA). We are dedicated to promoting professional interactions among philosophers and neuroscientists through transdisciplinary research and meetings, and to promulgating the results of these interactions. Find the PDFs of this CFA and past programs at 

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